Capt Kenelm Ripley Robbins

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Capt Kenelm Ripley Robbins

  • Birth 10 May 1838 Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 27 Feb 1870 Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi, USA
  • Burial Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
  • Memorial ID 65566816

aged 31 years

Cadet at the U.S. Military Academy from July 1, 1858 to June 11, 1863, when he graduated
in the Army to :
Second Lieut. 5th Cavalry, June 11, 1863
Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1863-1866: in the Rapidan Campaign ,
Commanding ( Army of the Potomac ) , Aug 1863 to May 1864, being emgaged in Actions
at Brandy Station , Aug 1- 4, 1863
( Bvt. First Lieut., Aug 1, 1863 for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Brandy
Station, Va. )
Combat of Bristoe Station , Oct 14, 1863 - and skirmish at Morton's Ford , Feb 1, 1864;
in the Richmond Campaign, commanding Company ( Army of the Potomac ) , May- Aug 1864
being engaged in the Battle of the Wilderness, May 5 - 6 , 1864, - Combat of Todd's Tavern ,
May 7, 1864, - " Sheridan's Raids " participating in the Engagements at Yellow Tavern, May 11,
Beaver Dam, May 11, Mechanicsville, May 12, Cold Harbor, May 15, and Trevillian Station,
June 11 - 12, 1864- and Action at Deep Bottom, July 28, 1864;
( First Lieut., 5th Cavalry June 12, 1864 )
in General Sheridan's Shenandoah Campaign, commanding Squadron, Aug - Sept 1864,
being engaged skirmishes at Kearnysville, Aug 25, and Smithfield, Aug 29, 1864, - and
Battle of Opequan, Sept. 19, 1864, where he was severely wounded. on sick leave of
absence, disabled by wound , Sept. 19 to Dec 12, 1864;
( Bvt. Capt. , Sept 19, 1864, for Gallant and Meritorious Services at the Battle of Winchester, Va.)
as Recorder of Board for examining non-commissioned officers for promotion in the Army,
Dec. 12, 1864 to Aug. 1, 1866; as Adjutant, 5th Cavalry, Aug. 15 to Dec. 31, 1866, at Washington,
D.C. - and Commissary, Dec. 31, 1866, to Jan. 22, 1867; in garrison at Ft. Wayne, Mich., Jan 22
( Captain, 43rd Infantry , Jan 22, 1867 )
to Sept., 19, 1867 - and Ft. Wilkins, Mich, Sept. 19, 1867.


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  • Created by: Dave Crouse
  • Added: 12 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 65566816
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Kenelm Ripley Robbins (10 May 1838–27 Feb 1870), Find A Grave Memorial no. 65566816, citing Saint Anne's Cemetery, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Dave Crouse (contributor 47355833) .